Crushing defeat for Theresa May in Brexit deal vote

In the event of a defeat, the government must set out what happens next by Monday at the latest. She offered cross-party talks with MPs across the House to determine a way forward. This would not be popular with the 52 percent of people who voted... More..

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Murphy: Mueller should 'show cards' now on Moscow deal
by | Saturday, January 19, 2019

Murphy: Mueller should 'show cards' now on Moscow deal

A spokesman for special counsel Robert Mueller's office issued an extraordinary and unprecedented statement on Friday night characterizing as "not accurate" a BuzzFeed story that said Trump had directed h...More..

U.S. House backs sanctions on Russia's Rusal in symbolic vote
by | Saturday, January 19, 2019

U.S. House backs sanctions on Russia's Rusal in symbolic vote

A similar measure narrowly failed in the Senate this week, despite 11 Republicans breaking ranks to vote with Democrats. A resolution aimed at forcing the U.S. 2 aluminum producer, Rusal, and limit his in...More..

Japan, S.Korea remain split over radar incident
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

Japan, S.Korea remain split over radar incident

North Korea's top envoy involved in talks with the United States arrived in Beijing on Thursday and is thought to be en route to Washington, South Korean news agency, Yonhap reported. Al Jazeera's Florence Lo...More..

Canadian sentenced to death in China for drugs will appeal: lawyer
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

Canadian sentenced to death in China for drugs will appeal: lawyer

China has not linked any of the three Canadians' cases to Meng's arrest but has warned of severe consequences if she was not immediately released. Robert Lloyd Schellenberg , the Canadian who was sentence...More..

Russia's Lavrov: We're not rubbing our hands with glee over Brexit
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

Russia's Lavrov: We're not rubbing our hands with glee over Brexit

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has launched a diplomatic campaign to strike a deal with Moscow , but Russia says Tokyo must recognize Russian sovereignty over the islands before progress can be made in peace talk...More..

Gunfire, blast at upscale complex in Nairobi
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Gunfire, blast at upscale complex in Nairobi

Immediately after, Kenyan security forces launched an operation to flush out the militants in what became a 20-hour siege of the hotel complex. "It's good enough that no Thai people died", he said . "We are ...More..

Pentagon Officials Fear Bolton's Actions Increase Risk of Clash With Iran
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Pentagon Officials Fear Bolton's Actions Increase Risk of Clash With Iran

The three mortars, however, landed in an open lot and nobody was harmed in the attack. State Department Secretary Mike Pompeo did not comment on the story when asked about it by reporters and a State Depart...More..

American troops killed in blast claimed by Islamic State
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

American troops killed in blast claimed by Islamic State

The U.S. military announced Friday that it has begun withdrawing equipment from Syria but declined to provide details, leaving it unclear whether any materiel has been pulled out of the Manbij area. The s...More..

Fuel price hike sparks protests in Zimbabwe
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Fuel price hike sparks protests in Zimbabwe

The government announced an increase from 1.34 dollars for a litre of petrol to 3.31 dollars with diesel surging to 3.11 dollars per litre, igniting widespread discontent. The fuel price increases coincided w...More..

Canadian sentenced to death in China on drugs charges will appeal: lawyer
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Canadian sentenced to death in China on drugs charges will appeal: lawyer

The development further strained already tense relations between Canada and China over the treatment of each other's citizens by their respective justice systems. The court said Schellenberg was involved in s...More..

Trump Mocks latest revelations about Federal Bureau of Investigation counterintelligence probe of him
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Trump Mocks latest revelations about Federal Bureau of Investigation counterintelligence probe of him

Trump responded to the report Saturday during a telephone interview broadcast on Fox News Channel after host Jeanine Pirro , who is also a personal friend of the president, asked whether he is now or has ever ...More..

Censure Resolutions Introduced Against King Over Supremacist Remark
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Censure Resolutions Introduced Against King Over Supremacist Remark

Democrats in control of the House have moved forward to censure King, who defended himself from the floor of the chamber this week. "He has become too comfortable with proudly insulting, disrespecting, and de...More..

New Poll Finds Americans Overwhelmingly Blame Trump More Than Democrats for Shutdown
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

New Poll Finds Americans Overwhelmingly Blame Trump More Than Democrats for Shutdown

Trump fired off a series of tweets pushing back against the notion that he doesn't have a strategy to end what became the longest government shutdown in USA history when it entered its 22nd day Saturday. Some...More..

Sen. Johnson: 'Up To' Trump Who He Reads in On Putin Conversations
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Sen. Johnson: 'Up To' Trump Who He Reads in On Putin Conversations

Schumer said given Deripaska's potential involvement with Manafort, and since special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Trump's ties with Russian Federation has not yet concluded, "It's all the more r...More..

Jayme Closs' grandfather says family doesn't know suspect Jake Thomas Patterson
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Jayme Closs' grandfather says family doesn't know suspect Jake Thomas Patterson

They found her parents, 56-year-old James Closs and 46-year-old Denise Closs, dead from gunshot wounds when they arrived. Jayme Closs had been missing for almost three months when she approached a strange...More..

Winter Storm Gia Causing Snow Emergency Across The Country
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Winter Storm Gia Causing Snow Emergency Across The Country

There are more than 40 million now under winter storm alerts, in what is the first big winter storm of the season for most areas. According to the Associated Press , at least five people were killed in cra...More..

Huawei fires employee arrested in Poland on spying charges
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Huawei fires employee arrested in Poland on spying charges

U.S. officials are claiming Huawei is working with the Chinese government, allowing its equipment to be used by the government for spying on Western adversaries. In December, a Czech cybersecurity agency war...More..

Led coalition says Syria withdrawal has begun
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Led coalition says Syria withdrawal has begun

A spokesperson for the USA -led coalition against the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) said the withdrawal had gone ahead despite mixed messages from the White House over the fate of the 2,000 troops ope...More..

Polish Police Arrest Huawei Executive, Accused Of Spying For China
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Polish Police Arrest Huawei Executive, Accused Of Spying For China

NPR reported that the Polish government believes the two had "cooperated with the Chinese services" while spying in Poland. Orange Polska worked with Huawei a year ago on introducing the latest fifth-gen...More..